Culture and Ethnicity ADN 150 Exam 1

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  1. What is the definition of holism?
    • philosophy
    • an entity is more than a sum of its parts
  2. A holistic health care system needs to consider what needs?
    • 1. Physical
    • 2. Emotional
    • 3. Social
    • 4. Economic
    • 5. Spiritual
    • 6. response to illness
    • 7. Impact of the illness on the person's ability to meet self care needs
  3. What is the WHOs definition of health?
    state of complete physical, mental and social well being, not mearly the absence of disease or infirmity
  4. What is the significance of a health definition?
    a person's state of health directly influences their daily life choices, lifestyle

    many different definitions
  5. What is a disease?
    • alteration in body function which results in a person's
    • 1. reduced capability to function
    • 2. shortens a normal life span
  6. What are the goals of healthy people 2020?
    • promote healthy behaviors
    • promote healthy and safe communities
    • improve systems for public health
    • prevent/reduce diseases and disorders
  7. What is a health belief?
    the way they feel about health and illness, based on factual or non factual information, common sense, myths, reality or false expectations

    * a person's health beliefs effect their behavior
  8. What are the factors influencing health beliefs?
    • Internal variable:
    • developmental stage
    • intellectual background
    • perception of functioning
    • emotional factors
    • spiritual factors

    • external variables:
    • family practice
    • socioeconomic factors
    • cultural background
  9. What are some risk factors for illness?
    • Non controllable:
    • genetics
    • age
    • sex
    • race

    • Controllable:
    • diet
    • lifestyle
    • exercise
  10. What is the goal of the holistic health model?
    to promote optimal health in all areas
  11. What are some holistic nursing interventions?
    • deep breathing techniques
    • progressive muscle relaxation
    • guided imagery
    • music therapy
    • reminiscence therapy--geriatric population
    • biofeedback
    • spirituality/prayer
  12. What is an illness behavior?
    • how people:
    • 1. cope with illness
    • 2. monitor their health
    • 3. interpret their symptoms
    • 4. care for themselves
    • 5. use the health care system
  13. What are the stages of illness behavior?
    • 1. Experiencing symptoms
    • 2. assuming the sick role
    • 3. assuming the dependent role
    • 4. achieving recovery and rehabilitation
  14. What are the four factors determining a stressful situation?
    • 1. ability to cope with stress
    • 2. impact of the environment in assisting the client to adapt to stressor
    • 3. practices and norms of client's peer group
    • 4. resources that can be used to deal with stressor

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